Infectious Disease Subject Matter Expert

Key Role:

Coordinate biosurveillance activities for the client, including collection, analysis, and reporting of data and information related to infectious diseases of humans, animals, and plants that pose an operational concern, identify emerging disease trends from biosurveillance information, assess risks, develop recommendations to mitigate risks, report bio-threats in the AOR, and coordinate with other biosurveillance partners. Contribute infectious disease subject matter expertise for plans, including Combatant Command Campaign Plan (CCP), Country Plans, Operational Plans, Contingency Plans, and Base Plans, participate in pandemic and infectious disease-focused exercises, and plan pandemic and infectious disease aspects of other exercises. Support partners by participating in relevant working groups, panels, courses, and Smart Defense projects in coordination with the Office of the Staff Surgeon. Collaborate with partners to strengthen infectious disease information sharing and develop and maintain infectious disease information sharing with host and partner nation military and civilian counterparts Participate in international meetings and scientific conferences to present biosurveillance activities and enhance collaboration with partners. This job requires travel throughout Europe.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with public health or epidemiology, including the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of infectious disease surveillance data in a post-graduate environment

-5+ years of experience with scientific writing and presentation for various audiences, including technical reports, plans, and non-technical information papers

-Experience with publishing multiple first-author manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals

-Experience with writing and reviewing scientific research proposals

-Experience with IT, including use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and statistical software

-Knowledge of infectious disease immunology, diagnostics, therapeutics, and preventive measures

-Ability to travel for meetings and scientific conferences up to 30% of the time

-Secret clearance

-MD, DVM, or PhD degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with studies in public health, infectious diseases, microbiology, epidemiology, or a related field

-Experience in working with the DoD

-Experience with using One Health approaches for projects

-Experience with working in Europe

-MD, DVM, or PhD degree in Health Sciences or a related field


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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